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Calendars let you visualize how database items connect to certain dates. Use one when you want a bird's-eye view for important launch dates, multi-day events, or even projects spanning multiple months 🗓️

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Calendars show when your database items are scheduled to take place. To use one, your database must contain a Date property.

Want to track your database’s events with the rest of your appointments, meetings, and plans? You can add your Notion database to Notion Calendar so you can see all your important dates in one place! You can even update your database dates directly from Notion Calendar. Learn more about how to do this here →

  1. Create a new page in your workspace.

  2. Under Get started with, click the ••• and then Calendar.

If you want to create an inline calendar, type /Calendar view on any page and press enter.

Note: Expand inline databases to full page by clicking  at the top right. Hover over the top of your database to see its option menus. Click ••• to see the PropertiesFilter, and Sort options.

Add calendar view to a database

You can add a calendar to an existing database to view its data in that format. Learn more about views here →

  1. Click + Add a view or the name of the current view at the top left of your database.

  2. Select Calendar from the dropdown menu, and give it a name in the text box.

  3. Click Create and your brand new calendar will pop up.

  4. You can still toggle back to other views using that same left dropdown.

You can modify your calendar in a few different ways. Change its properties and appearance.

Weekly view

To get a more specific view of your calendar, you can display your pages as weeks instead of months:

  1. Click ••• in the top right of your database, then Layout.

  2. Click Show calendar as and then select Week.

Show another month

Notion calendars display in monthly format. Skip back to a past month or ahead to a future month in one of two ways:

  1. Click the < or > arrows surrounding the word Today at the top right of your calendar.

  2. Scroll down infinitely and you'll see the months advance at the top left of your calendar. (You can't scroll up to go back in time.)

Note: Your calendar will remember which date range you were viewing last. Next time you open the page, that's the range you'll see.

Move & stretch cards

Rearrange cards on your calendar with drag-and-drop.

  • Click and hold any card to drag and drop it to any other day on your calendar.

  • Have your card span multiple days by hovering over its right or left edge, clicking and dragging to expand it in either direction.

Display, hide & order properties

You can choose which properties you want displayed on the front of the cards on your calendar. For instance, show priority status, who is assigned, the type of assignment, etc.

  1. Click Properties and then click the switches next to the properties in your database to hide or show them.

  2. Rearrange the order they display on your calendar cards by using the ⋮⋮ icon to drag them up or down in the Properties menu.

Switch between calendars

If you have multiple date properties in your database, you can view separate calendars for each of them.

  1. At the top of your calendar, you'll see a menu called By [property name].

  2. Click it to switch between calendars for each of your date properties.

  3. You can also open this option from the ••• menu. Select Calendar by.

Start your week on Monday

Depending on where in the world you're located, all of your Notion calendars will start their weeks on Sunday or Monday. You can also change this setting:

  1. Click on Settings & members then Language & region.

  2. Switch the Start week on Monday toggle on or off accordingly.


FAQs

How can I turn a full page database into an inline database?

  1. If it's not already, drag the database from your sidebar into another page. It will become sub-page

  2. Go to that page, click the ⋮⋮ button next to the database sub-page and select Turn into inline.

    • Click the ⋮⋮ button and select Turn into page to change it back.

How can I integrate a Notion calendar with my Google/Apple/Microsoft calendar?

You can use our API to integrate external platforms with Notion! Check out our developer hub to get started.

We also support the ability to embed a view-only Google Calendar into Notion if you're embedding from the same email address that you're using with your Notion account.

Any way to set a default date format for the date property?

Not at the moment, unfortunately. It’s definitely something we want to support in the future, though. We appreciate your patience while we make our way though our to-do list! 🙏

Can I have calendars start on Monday instead of Sunday?

Yes! This setting is automatic based on your region, but you can turn it on manually in the Language & region tab of Settings & Members in the left-hand sidebar. This will apply to every calendar in your Notion account.

Any way to see a daily/yearly view instead of the monthly view?

There's a daily view on mobile that you can access by tapping on any date in your calendar, or you can use our Timeline view, which allows you to display timescales from hours all the way to years!

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